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3437 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34475-4641
(352) 732-0344
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 6
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  • 4
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
BBQ not great, but not as bad as expected

We had a large group (25+), and the waitress was able to efficiently take and place our orders with a handheld device. After reading the negative reviews, I had to try the pulled pork and see if it was as bad as some said. I didn't think the sauce was flavorful, so I added some hot sauce to my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2013
tastebuddy2011
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Gainesville, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We walked up to this place and found it looking deserted. We love BBQ, so checked it out and believe it may be open for drinks, but couldn't find any food service.

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hong kong
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First ate here 20 years ago, it had a lot of folks coming in back then. Tried it a couple weeks ago and they were out of St. Louis ribs (I think its their specialty) so I had the baby backs … and they were terrific! Lunch special was about $12 and you get 2 sides so I thought the... More 

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Fairfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The food was good, excellent, and friendly service. All though we didn't get to see a celebrity that frequents this establishment we had a good meal

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Fast service! we had the onion rings and they were delish! just off I-75 great place for a quick lunch.

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Grapevine, Texas
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202 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I recently met a girl friend at this place while traveling through Florida. I had my 2 Chihuahuas with me and ordered 1/2 pound of sliced brisket to go. They gave me shaved beef, but didn't say anything. Then I saw my pups wouldn't eat it. When I tasted it, it was rotten! I was sick all night throwing up... More 

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Salt Springs, Florida
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239 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a good place to eat. We have been here many times, the food has always been good and the service is great. The place is spotless and never had a bad meal. Worth a try better than sonnys

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Ocala, Florida, United States
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407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Been trying to sample the taste of Big Rascal's BBQ for some time now. Today we hit the jackpot! Only one waitress, but was she good (all electronic ordering from a touch-pad) drinks out in record time, along with ordered jalapino poppers (very good) then came the meal, smoked BBQ Beans, Cole Slaw, and (wait for it!) Half-a-slab of ribs.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We were travelling north on interstate 75 and we were hungry but really did not want a lot to eat............BUT BBQ always gets our attention...............saw a sign and stopped. It was raining VERY hard and the parking lot was empty when we arrived................usually an empty parking lot, even at 7:00 PM is not a good sign. But, the building looked... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We had a large group (25+), and the waitress was able to efficiently take and place our orders with a handheld device. After reading the negative reviews, I had to try the pulled pork and see if it was as bad as some said. I didn't think the sauce was flavorful, so I added some hot sauce to my pork,... More 

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Hobe Sound
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Stopped in here for a late lunch on the way home from a weekend vacation. Tired of eating fast food we decided to try the local fare. We both ordered the pulled pork lunch plate priced at $8.49 with 2 sides...I chose coleslaw and macaroni salad, my husband mashed sweet potatoes and wanted potato salad but since they were out,... More 

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Additional Information about Big Rascal's Bar-B-Q

Address: 3437 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34475-4641
Phone Number: (352) 732-0344
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3437 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34475-4641
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: (352) 732-0344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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